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Victorian Naval Forces Muster

for the Colony of Victoria. (muster range 1853-1910)*


Last Name:Champion
First Name:William
Rank:Able Seaman
Birth Date:
Branch:HMCS Victoria Crew

William Champion

Able Seaman

Listed in Wages due to Officers & Crew on HMCS Victoria. 20 June 1856 - 1 July 1856.
Victorian Public Records Office, VPRS 1189 Box 579 X 56/5021

* 1853 is given as the commencement date for the Victorian Navy as this is the year that Commander Lockyer (RN) went to Britain to superintend the building of HMCS Victoria.
Although the Victorian Navy ended in 1901 the career of Cerbeus etc continued. In 1910 the new ships started arriving & manning levels increased.

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